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Colm Cille @ 1500

September 22, 2021 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Tá 1,500 bliain ann ó saolaíodh duine de naomhphátrúin na hÉireann, agus mar chuid den chomóradh sin pléifear saol agus oidhreacht Cholm Cille. Ó Dhoire go hOileán Í na hAlban, cloisfimid mar gheall ar shaol eachtrúil Cholm Cille agus faoin méid a luaitear leis an naomh.

An craoltóir Tristan Rosenstock a bheidh mar chathaoirleach, agus ina theannta beidh an Dr. Brian Lacey, an Dr Ann Buckley (TCD), agus an Dr Art Hughes.

This Irish-language event explores the life and legacy of Colm Cille 1,500 years after his birth. As one of our patron saints, he played a crucial role in spreading Christianity to Scotland.

Joining broadcaster Tristan Rosenstock to discuss Colm Cille’s rich legacy are Dr. Brian Lacey, Dr. Ann Buckley, and Dr. Art Hughes.

Dr. Brian Lacey

Dr Brian Lacey is a historian and archaeologist specialising mainly in the early medieval period in Cos Donegal and Derry. His interdisciplinary PhD (1999) dealt with the heritage of St Colum Cille. He lectured at Magee College, Derry, (1974-86) and later set up Derry’s Heritage and Museum Service having directed a series of salvage excavations at ‘Troubles’ bomb-sites in the city. He led the pioneering archaeological survey of Co. Donegal (1980-3) and (1998-2012) headed the Discovery Programme, an institute based in Dublin for advanced research in Irish archaeology. He is the author of many research papers and about 15 books, including: St Columba: His Life and Legacy; Manus O Donnell: Life of Colum Cille (ed.); and Medieval and monastic Derry: sixth century to 1600. A recent edited book dealt with the revolutionary period in Derry, 1912-1922. His latest book Adomnán, Adhamhnán, Eunan: the life and afterlife of a Donegal saint was published on 28 May.

Dr Ann Buckley

Medieval History Research Centre, Dept of History, Trinity College Dublin
Ann Buckley is a former Research Fellow of Darwin College Cambridge and a Visiting Professor of the Sorbonne University, Paris, as well having held appointments at University College Cork, University College Dublin, Maynooth University, and Queen’s University Belfast. Research interests include liturgy and music for Irish saints in medieval Ireland, Britain and Europe; music and musical instruments in medieval Ireland; song and society in medieval Europe; she has also undertaken research projects and published papers on oral-tradition musics, particularly in Ireland and Romania. She is co-editor (with Lisa Colton) of a forthcoming book entitled Music and Liturgy in Medieval Britain and Ireland (Cambridge University Press, 2022)

Dr. Art Hughes

Dr Art Hughes is Reader in Irish. In 2009-2010, he was Visiting Professor and Senior Fulbright Scholar, Ireland House, at New York University.In 1999, he was appointed Lecturer in Irish language and Literature at Ulster University. He was Lecturer in Institute of Irish Studies Queen’s University Belfast and Armagh in 1995-98. He is also chair of the McCracken Cultural Society, Belfast and contributor on a sporadic basis to radio and television programmes on Irish-language related topics.Research FieldsOld Irish to modern pan-Gaelic dialects; phonetics, Old, Early Modern and Modern Gaelic literature.



September 22, 2021
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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